WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 13: U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talks on the phone outside the Senate Chamber after voting against the cloture vote on the Tax Compromise bill in the U.S. Capitol ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 13: U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talks on the phone outside the Senate Chamber after voting against the cloture vote on the Tax Compromise bill in the U.S. Capitol December 13, 2010 in Washington, DC. The U.S. Senate held the cloture vote, a key procedural hurdle, on the bill which is a $858 billion tax cut package reached last week by U.S. President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) less 
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Mon, Dec 13, 2010 4:57 PM EST